War of Austrian Succession.
Thanks to Safari for coding this cool variant.

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Enriador (1307 D (B))
07:16 PM UTC
New Variant: Crusades 1201
Hail diplomats,

New 11-players variant coming up, set in the High Middle Ages.
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WWII Tournament
I would like to start a tournament. I've seen the Known World and 1v1 tournaments, and those are great fun. So why not apply it to World War II? I'm still working out the details, but I'll post some details.
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Anon (?? D)
08 Mar 18 UTC
New Variant: 1913
1913 is a revision of the Classic map, having both balance and historical accuracy at its heart.

The first game is live! http://vdiplomacy.com/board.php?gameID=34011
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Sky_Hopper (940 D)
04 Apr 18 UTC
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Imbalanced map?
It seems as if several maps need some balancing work. For example, England* v Turkey is skewed toward England, and in Rinascimento, the French are virtually at the hands of other players’ wills.
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Safari (1510 D (B))
05 Jan 18 UTC
(+1)
Austrian Succession: New and Improved
After four years, War of Austrian Succession is nearing completion! Please come help test it so that I can perfect the balance.
It would be very helpful if we could have no NMRs for the first few phases. http://lab.diplomail.ru/board.php?gameID=64
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kaner406 (1441 D Mod (B) (B))
10 Mar 18 UTC
(+3)
Bourse 2018
See below:
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butterhead (975 D)
21 May 12 UTC
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Advertise your NON-live games here!
In an effort to compromise the pro-ads versus anti-ads for games: Post here for your non-live games to cut down on the number of ads but still advertise games. Post game link, WTA or PPSC, and the bet. Note: this doesn't count for special rules games.
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Argentinean Empire (1243 D)
17 Jan 18 UTC
(+4)
Cold War Tournament
I am looking to start a rated Cold War tournament consisting of group and knockout stages. Groups of 4 will face each other twice, once as each country. The top two (or three, pending interest) from each group will move on to the knockout stage, with each matchup lasting two games. Users will play as each country once. If tied 1-1, an additional two games are played until a winner is determined.
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gopher27 (1226 D Mod)
Mon 12 AM UTC
War of Austrian Succession....being obnoxious
Does history matter and should it fall to a mathematician to be the history nerd?
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gman314 (1016 D)
12 Mar 11 UTC
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Winning
Oli won.
On Imperial Civilization's off-topic thread (link inside), there was a brief stint of Second to Last Person to Post Wins. Now that the thread is closed, Oli won.
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Enriador (1307 D (B))
04 Apr 18 UTC
(+2)
'Edwardian' - A new variant
Greetings diplomats.

I present you @VaeVictis's 'Edwardian' - an upcoming jewel to vDiplomacy's glorious crown. 'Edwardian' is set in 1901, the start of the Edwardian Era, and represents the intrigue and tension of the period with a level of elegance and detail never seen before
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CCR (1706 D)
12 Dec 17 UTC
A Reconquista variant
http://www.variantbank.org/results/rules/i/iberian.htm
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nopunin10did (987 D)
30 May 17 UTC
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1900 for vDip: Progress Report (ongoing)
As mentioned in another thread, I've been working on the code and assets necessary to port Baron M. Powell's variant 1900 to vDip and/or webDip.

In order to keep myself accountable in some fashion to actually complete this task, and not just talk about it, I've created a small project plan where I can mark my progress.
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Devonian (1871 D)
29 Jun 15 UTC
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1v1 Tournament Rules, Rankings, and Challenges
Official Rules for 1v1 Ladder Tournament
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GOD (1729 D Mod (B))
Mon 16 Apr UTC
(+1)
GODMODE
Hello everyone, If like to host a special rules game, if we could find enough players interested:
GOD (1729 D Mod (B))
Mon 16 Apr UTC
I did this a few years ago and would like to repeat, but on a smaller map.

The idea is that the players play their game as usual, trying to solo or draw, but I act as a game master and set new conditions or special rules that the players must follow.

For example there could be a storm brewing somewhere on the oceans, disabling fleets for one turn, stuff like that.

The game will be unrated, the variant is open, but I'd like to try Habelya, because of the background story it has.

Anyone interested?
baky123 (1130 D)
Mon 16 Apr UTC
Sounds interesting, the one a few years back was fun. What sort of stuff is there in the way of background for Habelya, or is it just the stuff on the variant page?
Player5 (1019 D)
Mon 16 Apr UTC
I'd join!
Sounds fun, I'd like to play that.
ubercacher16 (1648 D)
Tue 17 Apr UTC
I'd try that!
The Ambassador (1625 D (B) (B))
Tue 17 Apr UTC
(+1)
I would give Clarinet + Clarinet and extra +1 if he changed his handle to Clarinet + Claret. That would be a great jazz band name.
olivernicnoc (1000 D)
Tue 17 Apr UTC
(+1)
I'd definitely be interested in shame like this
olivernicnoc (1000 D)
Tue 17 Apr UTC
I meant game
Sky_Hopper (940 D)
Tue 17 Apr UTC
@Amby:
Going to the pub, are you?
GOD (1729 D Mod (B))
Wed 18 Apr UTC
Damn, I could have sworn that there used to be a link somewhere detailing the nation's histories...but any map would be fine, I guess, as long as it's not something like pure :D
The Ambassador (1625 D (B) (B))
Thu 19 Apr UTC
Sky_Hopper - when is that not the case?
GOD (1729 D Mod (B))
Thu 19 Apr UTC
So it's

Baky
Player
Clarinet
Ubercacher
Olivernicnoc

Seven would be good, I think :)
Player5 (1019 D)
Thu 19 Apr UTC
If we wanted to do Habelya, we'd need 8.
GOD (1729 D Mod (B))
Thu 19 Apr UTC
jamesois is in as well, one or two more and we're good to go!
GetDoneSon (1029 D)
Thu 19 Apr UTC
Sounds like a of fun, if there's still room for one more.
GetDoneSon (1029 D)
Thu 19 Apr UTC
*a lot of
Sky_Hopper (940 D)
Thu 19 Apr UTC
I'm in... as long as I have enough credits. =)
Arklet (1002 D)
Thu 19 Apr UTC
(+1)
Yeah, I'd down as well. But no big deal if i'm #9 in an 8 person map
GOD (1729 D Mod (B))
Fri 20 Apr UTC
Alright, we are going to play Western World 901, I'll set the game up later!
Player5 (1019 D)
Fri 20 Apr UTC
Never played it, looks fun!


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Siagas (1599 D)
Tue 17 Apr UTC
Looking for replacement quickly
Looking for replacements in the following game : Public WWIV
http://www.vdiplomacy.com/board.php?gameID=33046

You would play as Egypt in the map World War IV. This game is Public Press so everything you say everyone can see. For more detail, go look the new message in the thread.
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stephan (1000 D)
Mon 16 Apr UTC
Vermont needed!
Vermont in „the trump effect“ 50 states game has been basically abandoned and is still in its (characteristically) stronk position, but not for much longer. grab while supplies last!
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Sky_Hopper (940 D)
Sun 15 Apr UTC
Blank variant?
On the variants page there's currently a row with no assigned variant. Can you fix this?
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TheFlyingJarate (940 D)
Sun 15 Apr UTC
Hello, I have a problem
Hello, I have a problem. I am going away for a few days (tomorrow), and I don't know how to quit the game I am in. There are 36 players, so I cannot reasonably ask for all of them to pause --- besides, there isn't enough time --- so I am stuck.
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Maiorianus (1000 D)
Sat 14 Apr UTC
Playing with fewer players
Hi all!

I know this is probably a noob question, but I need to resolve this issue: is it possible to start a game with fewer players than those normally expected? I tried it once with the Rinascimento variant, but the game didn't launch just because there weren't 12 players.
Thank you in advance!
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Enriador (1307 D (B))
02 Apr 18 UTC
(+1)
Machiavelli Variant
Hail diplomats,

'Machiavelli', a legendary variant of Diplomacy, will soon be made available here on vDip using Andrew Jameson's adaptation.
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Enriador (1307 D (B))
Tue 10 Apr UTC
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New Variant: 'Napoleonic: Empires & Coalitions'
Oli has locked me in his basement and only gives me food when I port a new variant. Send help.
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Dr. Recommended (1943 D Mod (B))
24 Dec 16 UTC
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Variant Tournaments
I've really enjoyed playing variant-specific tournaments such as the Known World 15x15 currently underway.
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drano019 (2112 D)
05 Apr 18 UTC
Variant Design Help
See below.
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Enriador (1307 D (B))
05 Mar 18 UTC
(+1)
Soon on vDiplomacy: Canton Diplomacy
After trying three excruciatingly long games of Colonial Diplomacy and seeing its annoying lack of balance by myself, I decided to revive Paul Webb's 'Canton Diplomacy' from the depths of the internet. With Oli's help and blessing we'll be playing it quite soon!

http://www.dipwiki.com/index.php?title=Canton
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Enriador (1307 D (B))
Sat 07 Apr UTC
(+1)
New Variant: Manifest Destiny III
Hail diplomats,

Yet another variant is coming: Manifest Destiny III. It's set in North America during the conquest of the Wild West.
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The Ambassador (1625 D (B) (B))
02 Sep 16 UTC
(+7)
New podcast for online Dip games
Hi everyone

Kaner and I have started a podcast about playing Diplomacy online....
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Oli (977 D Mod (P))
05 Apr 18 UTC
(+3)
New convoy-code.
Thanks to tobi1 we have a new and improved convoy-code.
This was really a problem for all "big" variants.
Very cool you could solve this problem. I did take a look at your code, but I'm absolutely clueless... :-)
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Sky_Hopper (940 D)
Fri 06 Apr UTC
Gunboat specs
If the "Gunboat", "Public Press", or "Per Rulebook" rules are employed, shouldn't the game be automatically "Anon" as well? If it weren't, then players could just PM each other, defeating the purpose.
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gopher27 (1226 D Mod)
06 Apr 18 UTC
Question about social norms for players
In a large game, a reliable player asked the mods to extend the game for Easter. The request was general and largely in the name of other player: "Hey guys, it's Easter, and in a big game, some people will probably be traveling to see family." The extension was granted, and requests like that are likely to be accepted.
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